Management information systems (41 - 50 of 59 items)
IRS' ADP Budget: Issues That Could Affect Funding of Personnel System Project
IMTEC-88-45: Published: Jun 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) request for $10.3 million in fiscal year 1989 for its Personnel Management Information Telecommunications System (PERMITS).GAO found that: (1) IRS was experiencing problems converting PERMITS from its current system; and (2) the Department of the Treasury was considering agency-wide use of the Department of Agri...
ADP Standards: Army Cancels Restrictive 3-Tier Architecture Standards
IMTEC-88-13: Published: May 17, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's 3-tier architecture policy for processing and exchanging data among its various automated systems and its associated standards to: (1) determine whether they complied with the Brooks Act, the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, and federal regulations; (2) evaluate their potential long-term effects on automatic data processing (AD...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Tax System Redesign Progress and Plans for the Future
IMTEC-88-23BR: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax System Redesign, focusing on the: (1) redesign's plans and initiatives; and (2) oversight agencies' comments and concerns.GAO found that IRS: (1) initiated the redesign in 1982 to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its automatic data processing systems for tax administration; (2) purs...
Financial Markets: Status of Computer Improvements at the New York Stock Exchange
IMTEC-88-35: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status of the New York Stock Exchange's (NYSE): (1) corrective actions to its automated order processing systems; (2) plans for an independent assessment of its computer operations; and (3) efforts to improve its systems capacity planning process. GAO also reviewed the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) plans to review the adequacy of NYS...
New York Stock Exchange: Capability of Automated Systems To Identify Program Trading
IMTEC-88-36: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) assessed the computer systems of 10 member firms linked to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for basket trading; (2) determined NYSE and member systems' capability to identify basket trades and differentiate between program trading strategies; and (3) determined whether system improvements since the October 1987 market crash permit more accurate repor...
ADP Systems: Examinations of Non-Federal Hospital Information Systems
IMTEC-87-21: Published: Jun 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1987.
GAO studied integrated hospital information systems in non-federal hospitals to aid in the evaluation of the Department of Defense's and the Veterans Administration's efforts to develop and install analogous systems.GAO found that: (1) 200 or more beds is the optimal size for hospitals to derive significant benefits from an integrated hospital information system; (2) hospitals generally invest onl...
National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Planned Use of Information Technology for the Space Station
T-IMTEC-87-5: Published: May 1, 1987. Publicly Released: May 1, 1987.
GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) plans to develop information technology for its Space Station and found that: (1) NASA recently developed revised cost estimates, a phased deployment program, and an extended time frame for design, development, and operation of the station; (2) NASA advanced automation efforts could improve both ground and orbital operations,...
Examination of the Social Security Administration's Systems Modernization Plan
HRD-82-83: Published: May 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a limited review of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Systems Modernization Plan (SMP).GAO found that, by the end of projected 5-year implementation period for the SMP, SSA can be expected to make major improvements in its automated systems through using modern automatic data processing technology. However, it will probably take at lea...
Utilization at Aberdeen Proving Ground's ADP Installation
LCD-76-125: Published: Jun 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1982.
GAO surveyed data processing activities at the Aberdeen Proving Ground to assess the overall management effectiveness in using the computer to support the mission.The Aberdeen Proving Ground operates an IBM model 360/65 computer which was installed in 1970. It is used for business, scientific, and engineering applications and serves as a central computer for several remote activities through telec...